Internet in Education Workshop Outline

 

I.                   Introduction to the Internet

A.               Address Bar, Menu Bar, Navigation

B.                Search Engines

1.     Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~apeter/ and use the 6 search engines at the top to do a search for a generalized math topic.  Note how many hits each site gets.  Save any good sites to favorites.

2.     Refocus the search by using mathtopic+additional parameter.

II.                Assessment Sites

A.               Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~erfoss/assessment_sites.htm and look through the assessment sites listed.

B.                Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~apeter/assessment.htm and check out some more assessment sites.

III.             Lesson Plans

A.               Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~apeter/ and choose a search engine (or choose your own favorite).

B.                Do a search of yoursubject+lesson plans.  Save any good ones as favorites.  Print out two of them.

IV.            Scavenger Hunts

A.       Introduce Scavenger Hunts

B.      Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~erfoss/Scavenger%20Hunt.htm and complete the Math Resources Scavenger

                  Hunt.

C.         Go to http://www.usiouxfalls.edu/~apeter/scavenger_hunts.htm and try some of the scavenger hunts listed.

D.         Go to a search engine and do a search on yoursubject+scavenger hunt.  Save any good ones to favorites.

V.               WebQuests

A.               Introduce WebQuests

B.                Go to http://www.spa3.k12.sc.us/house.html and read through this Linear Regression WebQuest

C.               Go to http://www.lr.k12.nj.us/site/cherokee/library/webquest/birnbohm/geometry/geometry.htm and read the WebQuest on 3D Geometry.